San Francisco 49ers

  • San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) walks into the tunnel after the game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. Photo by Orlando Ramirez/USA Today Sports via Reuters
    September 2, 2016  

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made headlines this week when he refused to stand for the national anthem, in protest against injustice he perceives in the U.S. What is the significance of Kaepernick’s actions, and how do they fit within the legacy of athletes taking a political stance? Hari Sreenivasan discusses with William Rhoden, former sports columnist for The New York Times. Continue reading

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    March 24, 2015  

    Ninety-six-year-old Lawrence Ferlinghetti settled in San Francisco in the 1950s, where he opened the City Lights bookshop and publishing house. But today San Francisco is better known as a central hub of the tech boom than of countercultural creativity. Jeffrey Brown offers a look at how the poet sees his changing city. Continue reading

  • February 1, 2013  

    NPR’s Mike Pesca joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss what’s at stake going into the upcoming Super Bowl, as well as the family connection between the two head coaches and widespread concerns over football-related head injuries. Continue reading